Fn key on my sony notebook

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  1. octave5

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    i reformatted my computer last week only to find that it swiped out my hotkey for my brightness control and volume and whatnot. anyone know how i can get the Fn key to work on my laptop again?

    I have a PCG-k13 model. i know there's some standard driver though. can someone help me out?
     
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    maczter Life is trying things to see if they work.

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    Did you check Sony's web site for drivers/utilities?
     
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    yeah they have all the drivers for bios and my video/audio card but not the keyboard. weird.
     
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    maczter Life is trying things to see if they work.

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    it probably wouldn't be labeled as keyboard drivers.

    URL to support page for drivers?
     
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    maczter Life is trying things to see if they work.

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    Have you installed all of the following from their site?

    (NOTE: Install the oldest first -- in the order shown below)

    8/21/2003 Sony Notebook Control

    1/6/2004 Sony® Shared Library

    3/31/2004 BIOS

    4/2/2004 Mouse
     
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    yeah, i have all that. downloaded. i don't know if i did them in sequential order. nonetheless, i'm screwed cuz it's still not functioning. imma try that sony shared library. i installed the notebook control again earlier today but didn't do anything.
     
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    i have reformated a good 5-6 times and not once have i got new drivers from the sony site, and my fn keys still work properly. i'm pretty sure its bios related.
     
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    damn. i'm all biosed out. :wtc: or i dunno. what to do, what to do.
     
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    maczter Life is trying things to see if they work.

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    call sony?
     

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